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Esports Biz Growing 12 times faster than NFL, says Events DC

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, announced a first-of-its-kind exclusive sponsorship of an esports team, NRG Esports, today at SXSW as part of its WeDC House conference programming. The House, which opened its doors March 11, is open through March 13, 2017, and is located at 340 East 2nd Street, Austin, TX. The esports […]

SXSW Names Best Bootstrap, Best Speed Pitch, More

Winning startups of this weekend’s SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event this weekend range from an application of artificial intelligence (AI) towards medical records to shopping technology that understands a woman’s emotions, perceptions and aspirations about clothing. The South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference and Festivals announced the winners of its ninth annual competition during the SXSW Startup Village® Track, […]

Urban Movie Channel Comes to Apple TV

The Urban Movie Channel (UMC) is now available on Apple TV (4th Gen), following the recent launch of the service on the iOS platform for iPhone and iPad.  Take advantage of a seven-day free trial, and pay $6.99/month through the Apple store thereafter. Created by Robert L. Johnson, chairman of RLJ Entertainment and founder of […]

Experience YouTube in #SnoopaVision

Welcome to SnoopaVision, a fully immersive experience that lets you watch any video on YouTube in 360 degrees, with Snoop Dogg. The best of SnoopaVision: Watch more Snoop: New album “High Definition” dropping soon Oh, and by the way, Happy April 1st. Video brought to you by YouTube and Portal A

SXSW Welcomes President Barack Obama and First Lady

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are each set to participate in this year’s edition of SXSW. Their keynotes—March 11 and March 16, respectively—mark the first ever appearances of a sitting President and First Lady in the 30-year history of the Austin confab. The President will sit for a keynote conversation on Friday, […]